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Union Health Minister Launches Historic Healthcare Project in Assam

Date: 20th JUNE 2017 GUWAHATI: Hon’ble Union Health Minister, Shri JP Nadda, launched ‘Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) – Assam’, a historic healthcare project that is aimed at ‘Improving healthcare service delivery & health outcomes in underserved areas of the state’ in Guwahati on 20th June, 2017. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal; Hon’ble […]

Mega Health Awareness Event in UP

LUCKNOW: A Mega Health Awareness Event focusing on Women Health was organized at Pursaini Gram Panchayat in Mohanlalganj Block on 25th March, 2017 under DLF Project. The event had two components – Health Check-up Camp and a cultural evening aimed at health awareness. Specialized health check-up services for women and children and general health check-up […]

The Crucial Link between HIV & TB

RAJASTHAN: On World TB Day, Project Vihaan Team in Rajasthan organised Awareness Activities on Tuberculosis. World TB Day, observed on 24th March 2017 on the theme of WHO “Unite to End TB” to generate awareness about the epidemic of Tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. Numerous clients from community and their family members participated […]

Godbharai: A Powerful Tool for Spreading Health Awareness

More than 60 expectant mothers from villages around Pokharan (Rajasthan) were informed about pregnancy care, diet intake and on the significance of deliveries in hospitals at Godbharai ceremony (babyshower) held by HLFPPT’s MGHN Team. Merrygold Health Network is one of the largest Social Franchising health networks in India spread across seven states (UP, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, […]

Early Intervention Helps

Shri Lav Agarwal (IAS), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The author is an IAS officer of 1996 batch, currently associated with the National Mental Health Programme, MoHFW, GoI —  By Shri Lav Agarwal Mental Health is vital for attaining a state of complete wellness of mind, body and soul, […]

The Digital Touch of Healthcare

By  Shri Alok Kumar (IAS) Executive Director (SIFPSA) and Mission Director, National Health Mission UP Technology is gradually changing the way healthcare is perceived and delivered in India. Right from demand to supply side – the entire spectrum of healthcare has received a major fillip by adoption of Health IT & Medical Technology Catering to […]

Quality of Care: A Determinant for Protecting Lives

Dr Hema Divakar is an accomplished Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with 26 years of experience. She has held the prestigious office of the President of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI). Currently, she practices at Divakar’s Speciality Hospital, Bangalore “While provision of services is important for improving Reproductive & Child Healthcare, it […]

I didn’t want to lose her this time

Convinced by MGHN team on the benefits of institutional deliveries, 23-year-old Kesarta travels 10 kms from Chareda village to Dausa in Rajasthan, to deliver her baby in a hospital Fifty-year old Gopi Devi has grown old watching women in her community deliver at home. Wife of a wage labourer, she had three deliveries at home […]

CHMI Offers Peer Learning Platform to HLFPPT

Washington-based Centre for Health Market Innovations (CHMI) has selected HLFPPT to participate in its new Peer Learning Programme – Primary Care Adaptation Partnership (PCAP). It is aimed at supporting organisations in exploring promising & replicable practices in primary healthcare through meetings, field visits & interactions with service providers in a phased manner. CHMI has launched […]

MMU Saved me from Leprosy

It was a red rash on her left hand that was troubling Basini Hemram for quite some time. The 24-year-old had tried home remedies, but nothing gave her respite. So, when HLFPPT’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) made its fortnightly visit to her village Phuljhor on 2nd December 2015, Basini was among the first to turn […]